Speeches delivered by Ernest L. Wilkinson, Andrew R. Lolli, Gen. William Veal, and Lou Stratton to members of the Comstock Club in Sacramento, California.
Ernest L. Wilkinson
Ernest L. Wilkinson, President of Brigham Young University, discusses the dangers to the American republic caused by public dependence on government programs and the rise of the welfare state in a speech delivered on Dec. 11, 1967 (recording part one - 10 seconds to 45 minutes 8 seconds).
Andrew R. Lolli
Andrew R. Lolli, Director of the California Department of General Services, discusses his success in reducing expenses at the Department of General Services and his plans to make Cal Expo profitable in a speech delivered on Jan. 22, 1968 (recording part one - 47 minutes. 11 seconds to 1 hour, 28 minutes, 54 seconds).
Gen. William Veal
Gen. William Veal, Commander of the Sacramento Air Material Area at McClellan Air Force Base, discusses the need to recruit more engineers and raise the skill levels of the workers at the McClellan Air Force Base to keep up with the rapid development of new technologies in a speech delivered on Feb. 19, 1968 (recording part two - 11 seconds to 40 minutes, 28 seconds).
Lou Stratton, General Manager for Sacramento radio station KXOA leads a panel discussion on drug use in Sacramento in a talk delivered on Feb. 26, 1968 (recording part two - 42 minutes, 27 seconds to 1 hour, 31 minutes, 40 seconds).
Collection: Comstock Club records, Center for Sacramento History
The Comstock Club was a non-partisan Sacramento organization which sponsored state and national figures from the political, business, military, and entertainment fields to provide talks on the issues of the day. This recording is part of a series.
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